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World Poker Tour backs to Russia!

partypoker LIVE and POKERCM invite all poker fans to take part in the WPT Russia, which will be held in Sochi Casino from January 17 to 26.

Players are waiting for a dozen tournaments with buy-ins from ₽15,400 to ₽331,100 with a total guarantee of more than 150 million rubles!

The full schedule and a structure of the tournaments are placed below at this page. Please note: live part of the WPT Russia will stars at the Sochi Casino 17 Jan. 2019, but first online-days some tournaments will be available to play on partypoker from 12 Jan. 2019.

Tournament Dates Buy-in (RUB) Buy-in (USD) Guarantee (RUB) Guarantee (USD)
Main Event
21-26 Jan 210,000 $3,000 94,500,000 $1,500,000
WPT Opener
17-21 Jan 34,650 $500 30 mln+ 20 Main Event ₽210,000 tickets $466,000
WPT Closer
24-26 Jan 66,300 $900 15,750,000 $240,000
High Roller
25-27 Jan 331,100 $5,000 15,000,000 $233,000

The license holder and operator of this event is Casino Sochi.

Casino Sochi // 51 Estonskaya street, Estosadok Village, Sochi, Krasnodar region, Russian Federation

Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear.
Minimum age: 18 years+
NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate.

Please Note: To enter the Russian Federation you will need a visa if there is no international treaty between the Russian Federation and your country establishing a visa-free regime.

View the list of countries where a visa for Russia is not required here.

Feel free to email us should you require any help to obtain your visa – cs@partypokerlive.com.

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02Advantages

location

  • Absence of a visa barrier
  • English-speaking management
  • Transfers of any currency and amounts
  • No taxes
  • Payment of tournaments and cash games in Russian roubles

world poker tour

  • One of the most prestigious poker brands in the world.
  • The total guarantee of the series exceeds 150 million rubles
  • WPT challenge trophy with champion engraving for the winner
  • Special Women's Tournament

partnership with partypoker

  • Buy-ins from partypoker's account
  • Buy-ins from Tourney Dollars
  • To pay transfers and accomodations with Tourney Dollars
  • Comfortable satellite grid with T$1,000,000 gtd every week

play online

  • Opener and Main Event has Online days
  • The opportunity to get prizes up to 13 times!
  • 5 online days for the Opener tournament
  • Play Days 1 and 2 of the Main Event at partypoker, come to the casino only on Day 3

Ski season

  • The best ski resort in Russia
  • 102 km of mountain trails and 28 ski lifts
  • Indoor ice palace
  • Top elevation - 2509 meters above sea level
  • Snowmaking
  • Extreme Park

pcm team

  • Professional team of Arthur Voskanyan - Poker Club Management
  • Entertaining events
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Low commission in tournaments
  • Assistance with accommodation and transfer

24/7 game

  • The largest casino in the CIS "Sochi Casino"
  • Tournaments and cash games 24/7
  • 569 slot machines
  • 70 gaming tables
  • Limits from $1/3 to sky

entertainment

  • Restaurant of author's cuisine "Brunello" directly in Casino
  • Free Russian Pop-Stars concerts
  • Hookah, restaurants, bars, night clubs and aquapark nearby by casino
  • 40 min riding to the Black Sea

nature and sport

  • Clearly mountain air
  • 200 meters bungee - the highest in Russia
  • Eco-trails in Krasnaya Polyana's mountains
  • Paragliding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rope park at an altitude of 1460 meters
03Tournaments schedule
04Cash tables realtime
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Table 1
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
Players: 8/8
Table 2
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
Players: 8/8
Table 3
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
Players: 8/8
Table 4
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
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Table 5
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
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Table 6
Hold’em, 8-max
Blinds: $1-3
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05Satellites

As always in partypoker LIVE tournaments, you can play the PPL Dollars satelittes. If you do not know what is this, please, follow this link to detailed explanation (Russian language).

Briefly: if you used to play a qualifying tournament, for example, for $22 to win a ticket to a tournament for $215, now players are given the opportunity to play for whole packages with T$ – if you win a package with 200T$, you can either play several tournaments cheaper or one dear. Dispose of it as you wish. Tournament dollars will be stored on your account for 12 months.


You can start your journey at partypoker with just $ 2.20. Thousands of tournament dollars are played in dozens of satellites with various buy-ins every day. You can find a new T $ selection grid in the partypoker lobby. Select the POKER – partypoker LIVE – Region “Tourney Dollars” section:

To participate in any WPT Russia tournament, simply win the required amount of T$, then go to a special rack in the casino and register for the tournament you need


Of course, all the participants in the upcoming series are waiting for the live satellites. From January 19, the Sochi Casino will host qualifiers for the Main and High Roller Tournaments. In addition, the top 20 Opener players will receive free tickets worth 210,000 rubles on Day 1A of the Main Event.

06Online days

For fans of playing on the Internet, online days of the Opener and Main Event tournaments are provided.

The Opener tournament has 5 online days planned right away. From January 12 to January 16 at 21:00 Moscow time the game will start at partypoker. Players who remain in the tournament at the end of the online day will automatically be considered winners of the tournament. The minimum prize money will be credited immediately to the partypoker account.

You can play any number of Days 1 online or offline, but on Day 2 only your largest stack from Day 1 will pass. Thus, in the Opener tournament you can get into the prize zone up to 13 times in a row!


There will be only one online day in the Main Event. He will take his start on January 12 at 21:00 Moscow time. 24 levels will be played, all surviving players will be not only among the winners, but will also be played immediately on Day 3 (it will begin on January 25 at 13:00 local time).

You can find online days soon in the partypoker client in the POKER – partypoker LIVE – Region: “Russia and CIS” section.

07Location

Casino Sochi is the first casino in Russia’s newest dedicated gambling zone. Located in the Gorky Gorod mountain resort, the five-star complex only opened to the public on January 5, 2017 and features 70 gaming tables, 569 slot machines and a bustling poker room.

Away from the gambling facilities, Sochi Casino features two excellent restaurants guaranteed to tickle your taste buds, a bar, VIP rooms, a concert hall and theatre, plus it is part of the 428-room Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel which itself has a brace of restaurants and bars, a spa, nightclub and fitness facilities.

Exact address: Estonskaya st., 12, Sochi, Krasnodar Kray.

 

Location on the map

08How to get there

First and obvious variant – by plane.

Sochi International Airport is among the ten largest airports in Russia. Regular flights from Moscow arrive in daily; with a flight time of approximately two hours. Most major cities in Russia also serve Sochi. Transfers from the Airport to Casino will take about 30 minutes.

Flight to Russia and Moscow are available from almost all major international airports.


If you travel by train, your terminal – Adler railway station. Then you need to take the “Lastochka” train.

The comfortable “Lastochka” train departs from Sochi and Adler train stations, and also the Sochi Airport, and terminates at either the Esto-Sadok station. Please note that the train’s schedule varies depending on the season.

The Casino is two kilometers away from train stations and can be reached by taxi or bus #105, #105с and #135.


If you travel to Sochi Casino by personal car (or you rent a car) you need to go to A-149 “Old Krasnopolyanskoe highway” or “New Krasnopolyanskoe highway” and move 42 kilometers to the resort “Gorky Gorod”, then turn left onto Kashbaza street and go straight.

The old road is more winding and goes past the airport and through the villages of Krasnaya Polyana and esto-Sadok. That new road is Expressway, built for the Winter Olympics 2014 and it will take you to the resort faster. But be careful, the drivers often overtake on the opposite line and not respect the speed limit, although work in the area of the camera.

09Accommodation
Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana ★★★★★

The closest to the casino, and the most comfortable accommodation option. So close that you do not even have to leave the building to get into the casino.

The hotel offers 428 elegant rooms of different categories, as well as spacious and comfortable apartments.

The elegant air-conditioned rooms feature luxury-style bedding, safety deposit box,fridge, work and seating areas with sofa and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The private bathrooms come with a bath or shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and free toiletries.

Booking.com rate – 8.5

BalconyBarPool and wellness servicesFitness centerFree Wi-FiFamily roomsPool viewMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianParkingTransfer from / to the airportConcierge serviceBreakfast in the roomLift
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Novotel Resort Krasnaya Polyana ★★★★★

Offering a spa, gym and wellness centre, Novotel Resort Krasnaya Polyana Sochi is located in Esto-Sadok. Free WiFi access is available in this resort.

The accommodation will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. Complete with an electric kettle, the dining area also has a coffee machine. Featuring a bath, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. You can enjoy mountain view from the room.

Booking.com rate – 8.6

TerraceBarFitness centerFree Wi-FiMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianPets are allowedParkingTransfer from / to the airportConcierge serviceMeeting / Banquet hall
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Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi ★★★★★

Offering an indoor pool and a spa center, Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi is located in Estosadok, 100 m from Gornaya Karusel Ski Elevator. Free WiFi is featured featured in this hotel. The property provides free shuttle to the private beach.

Please note that a free shuttle service to the private beach in Imeretinskaya lowland is available from 1 June until 30 September 2019. Please contact the property for the shuttle schedule. Please note that the schedule may vary.

Rooms and suites will provide you with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a bath and a hairdryer. You can enjoy a mountain view from all the rooms. Most rooms include a balcony, and suites come with a living room.

At Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi you will find a restaurant and a night club.

Booking.com rate – 8.9

BalconyBarPool and wellness servicesFitness centerFree Wi-FiFamily roomsMountain viewPrivate beach areaThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianPets are allowedParkingTransfer from / to the airportConcierge service
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Courtyard by Marriott ★★★★

Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Most rooms include a balcony with mountain view. The private bathroom comes with a bath or shower and hairdryer.

Buffet breakfasts are served every morning in the on-site restaurant.

BalconyBarFree Wi-FiMountain view
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Gorky Premium Art Hotel ★★★★

The comfortable air-conditioned rooms have soundproofing, a safety deposit box and flat-screen TV. The private bathrooms come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some units offer mountain views.

There is a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has a ski pass sales point.

Free Wi-FiFamily roomsPets are allowedParkingTransfer from / to the airport
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Gorki Panorama ★★★★

The hotel offers luxurious rooms in Krasnaya Polyana and includes an indoor pool, spa centre and hammam. Sochi International Airport is a 45-minute drive away.

The rooms are equipped with free WiFi, a satellite flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and minibar. Slippers and free toiletries come with the private bathroom.

The on-site Romanov Restaurant serves European cuisine, and a variety of drinks is offered at the bar. A children’s menu is available.

Booking.com rate – 8.9

BarPool and wellness servicesFree Wi-FiFamily roomsMountain viewParking
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VERTEX ★★★★

Each room at the 4-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a garden and to a casino. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

All rooms features air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, an electric tea pot, a bidet, a hairdryer and a desk. Rooms come complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, while some rooms at the hotel also have a seating area.

Rate at booking.com – 8.9

TerraceBarFree Wi-FiFamily roomsMountain viewParking
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Grand Hotel Polyana ★★★★★

Тhis hotel offers an indoor and outdoor pool, spa and panoramic views of the Caucasus Mountains. Rooms include elegant furnishings and a seating area.

Some of Grand Hotel Polyana’s rooms offer a balcony with scenic views of the valley.

Chandelle Blanche Medi Spa & Beauty offers a sauna and hot tub. Guests can enjoy a game of tennis or go to the cinema. Massage treatments are also available.

BalconyBarSwimming poolPool and wellness servicesFree Wi-FiFamily roomsPool viewMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks Russian
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Gorky Gorod Apartments

Free WiFi is available throughout the property, and free transfer to Sochi Park is provided.

Air-conditioned rooms feature a bedroom and a living room with a sofa. The apartment offers a safety deposit box and flat-screen TV with more than 100 free cable channels. A kitchen is equipped with a stove, microwave, fridge, washing machine and kitchenware. A private bathroom comes with a hairdryer, slippers and free toiletries.

BalconyFree Wi-FiInterconnecting rooms availableMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianParkingConcierge serviceLuggage storageLift
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Dolina 960

Offering a spa center, Dolina 960 Hotel is located in Gorki Gorod Resort in Estosadok 200 m from Gornaya Karusel Ski Elevator. The property offers ski passes and storage. Free WiFi access and a free shuttle to the private beach are available.

The spacious rooms are elegantly decorated and have a flat-screen TV. The private bathrooms come with a bathrobe and free toiletries.

At Dolina 960 Hotel, you will find a restaurant and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include luggage storage, dry cleaning and an ironing service.

Rate on booking.com – 8,8

BarPool and wellness servicesFree Wi-FiMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianPets are allowedParkingTransfer from / to the airportRoom serviceIroning service (extra charge)
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10How to participate
01 Check out the tournament schedule
02 Contact us for consultation if necessary
03 Arrive to the venue of the festival
04 Pay in cash or by card
05 Welcome to our poker family
Get consultation
11See what awaits you
12FAQ
Where will the series be held?

The series will be held on the territory of the gaming zone Krasnaya Polyana, 70 km from the city of Sochi.

How to get to the venue of the series?

The easiest way is to fly by plane to Sochi International Airport. From the airport you can order a taxi. Read more in section “How to get”

Do I need to have documents with me?

To obtain the entrance card of the casino you will need a passport.

Who can participate?

All interested persons are at the age of 18 years.

Where to live?

Ideal option is the hotel Marriott, which is adjacent to the “Sochi Casino and Resort” – the venue of the series. Also nearby is a huge number of hotels and apartments.

Please, call us and our manager will always help you choose the right option: +7 915 09 09 09 1

How and where to pay for accommodation?

Please, call Marianna +380680229999 – she will advise you. Together you will select the most convenient payment method for you..

Are qualifying satellites online?

Yes, satellites to the Tourney Dollars (T$) are held daily at the partypoker. Read more about sats at “Satellites” section on this page.

Can I pay for buy-ins by partypoker account?

Yes, you have such an opportunity. A special desk will work for this purpose.

Can I pay for buy-ins by PPL Dollars?

Yes, you have such an opportunity. A special desk will work for this purpose.

Can I pay for buy-ins by Tourney Dollars (T)?

Yes, you have such an opportunity. A special desk will work for this purpose.

Can I pay by cash or credit card?

Players cannot buy-in directly with Cash, they must purchase “Casino Chips” in advance at the Casino cashier desk. There are numerous cashier desks in the Casino and all of them can sell Casino chips. 1 Casino Unit = 70 RUB
Casino chips can be withdraw using Cash RUB.

Casino chips can be withdraw using credit/debit cards at the cashier of the Casino Sochi. They accept Visa and Master Card. Limits depend on the customer’s own card limits.

Once they have the Casino chips, they can buy-in for tournaments at the Cash registration desk in front of the Main Room.

What about currency exchange?

The Casino Sochi offers a 24/7 currency exchange service. The Casino Sochi is responsible for the rates offered and players can get more information at the cashier desk or at info@casinosochi.ru

What about taxes?

The casino does not hold anything, since it is not a tax resident. Each player decides to pay or not. For a good night’s sleep, triumphs from Russia, for example, just pay a tax of 13%.

Who should I contact for tournaments, structures, prizes, etc?

Directly on the spot, you can approach any of the tournament directors or managers of the series – they are always located behind a special counter or in the tournament hall.

On our site you can get answers to any questions in a live chat with a consultant in the lower right corner of the screen.

Any question?

Please, call us: + 7 915 09 09 09 1, Nelly

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